[fpc-devel] Re: Changing Windows API A routines in SysUtils to W in Windows NT

Thaddy thaddy at thaddy.com
Mon Feb 6 21:07:30 CET 2012

On 6-2-2012 21:04, Craig Peterson wrote:
> In C on Windows the UNICODE symbol controls whether undecorated 
> functions should use the A or W versions, and what the TCHAR symbol 
> translates to.
This exactly the case and I do noy suggest this to be dropped. (This is 
not only C but also FP-C btw)

The case is that the default A/W should be determined by the platform 
and the exceptions by the programmer. Just like in any proper language 
be it C or FP-C <smile>

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